About Us

Our Mission

Families First Center provides family preservation services in a safe and neutral environment, with an overall goal of healing and strengthening the family dynamic.

Our Vision

That every child in our community will flourish in a safe, stable, and nurturing environment, with the support they need to reach their full potential.

Our Values

Safety: We prioritize the safety and well-being of children and families in all aspects of our work. We provide a safe, supportive, and nurturing environment where families feel secure and respected. We adhere to safety protocols and standards to minimize risks and ensure the physical and emotional safety of all individuals accessing our services. We are committed to creating a culture of safety where families can heal, grow, and thrive.

Home-Like Setting: We believe in the transformative power of a home-like setting for our services. We understand that creating a comfortable and familiar environment can significantly enhance the effectiveness of our interventions for both parents and children.

Empowerment: We are dedicated to empowering families to overcome challenges and achieve their full potential. We provide resources, education, and support to help families develop the skills, confidence, and resilience necessary to navigate difficult circumstances and create positive change in their lives. We believe that every family has strengths and capabilities, and we strive to foster a sense of agency and self-efficacy in the families we serve.

Integrity: We uphold the highest ethical standards in all our interactions and operations. We are committed to honesty, transparency, and accountability, ensuring that our actions align with our mission and values. We believe that integrity is the foundation of trust, essential for building strong relationships with families, partners, and the community.

Continuous Improvement: We are committed to a culture of continuous learning and growth, where we actively seek feedback, reflect on our practices, and embrace innovation to enhance the effectiveness of our services. We believe in the importance of staying informed about emerging best practices, research findings, and community needs, and we are dedicated to adapting and evolving our programs and approaches accordingly. We view challenges as opportunities for learning and improvement, and we strive to foster a culture of curiosity, creativity, and collaboration among our team members. We are committed to always seeking ways to better serve the families and children in our community, ensuring that our interventions are informed by the latest knowledge and evidence-based strategies.